New Programming from Into the Wilderness coming in 2015!

Hey folks: New programming from ITW coming in 2015! Artist’s Way Support Gang:  The Artist’s Way has been a popular tool for recovering as an artist (hint: everyone is creative!).  While the book is set up as a 12-week program, we’ll be working on it all year, meeting at an online webinar once each month…

Sermon 3/11/14 Psalm 32

So, if you have about 8 minutes and missed the 3/11 reflection, it is below for your listening pleasure. Because I’m a little low tech, you might want to start at the :18 mark. (You also have to download the file vs. playing it directly here.) Psalm 32 Reflection Psalm 32 Happy are those whose…

Step Study Updates

The first meeting of the 12-step workshop happened yesterday. So great to see everyone there. After a general discussion about the steps, we read the first step in both the Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon step books. If you’d like to catch up, AA’s first step can be found in pdf form here.   I don’t think…

Why reading the annoying psalms is part of my practice…

When I first started meditating on the psalms, I skipped the ones that irritated me. This was a necessary thing for me. At the time, I was trying to open my heart to a religion whose most visible proponents labeled me an abomination and who were, in my opinion, raging hypocrites and self-righteous jerks. Coming…